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Slice of Life: Are You Living Your Life as a Mentor Text for Your Students?

Slice of Life: Are You Living Your Life as a Mentor Text for Your Students?

“You are a role model.  You have to be the person you want your students to be – all day every day.”                                 

#T4TChat Archive March 30, 2015

#T4TChat Archive March 30, 2015

    Thanks for joining us tonight!  We cannot wait to reread all these tweets and try some new ideas! https://storify.com/ClareandTammy/t4tchat Enjoy! Share:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click

It’s Monday! Two Historical Fiction Books Too Good To Miss

Hidden: A Child’s Story of the Holocaust, Loie Dauvillier, Marc Lizano and Greg Salsedo This graphic novel is an important historical fiction text about the Holocaust.   In the story, Dounia shares her horrifying memories of

Calling All Coaches! Join us for #T4TCHAT – March 30, 2015 8:00-9:00 PM EST

JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT #T4TCHAT – March 30, 2015 8:00-9:00 PM EST Recently a coach we collaborate with, Heidi Wojcik, reminded us of this quote: If we are successful as coaches we eventually work ourselves

Calling All Coaches! Join us for #T4TCHAT – March 30, 2015 8:00-9:00 PM EST

    Let’s help each other chip away at our goals with a Twitter Chat for instructional coaches! Q1 How do you plan for the gradual release of responsibility in your coaching? How do you shift out

Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge – Finding a Nonfiction Author We Love – Melissa Stewart

  We simply can’t say enough about Melissa Stewart’s nonfiction texts. The engaging topics, varying levels of text difficulty, and interesting structures make her books staples in so many K-5 classrooms. She is also a

Slice of Life: Keeping it Real

Why are you doing this?   Rafe Esquith teaches his students what he believes is the relevant answer, “If I learn this skill my life just got better.” Rafe adds, “Everything I teach, I show my

It’s Monday! We Are Reading Books for Young Readers That Have Some Important Messages

You are (Not) Small, Anna Kang and Christopher Weyant We can’t say enough about this book. It is easy-to-read, hysterical and poignant – such a difficult combination to achieve. Students in K-2 classrooms will laugh

What is the Coach’s Role in Professional Learning Communities – How Do We Scaffold Shared Leadership?

What is the Coach’s Role in Professional Learning Communities – How Do We Scaffold Shared Leadership?

Calling All Coaches! To Teach is To Learn Twice: Creating Professional Learning Communities in Schools: https://www.choiceliteracy.com/articles-detail-view.php?id=827 Join us to continue the conversation.    #T4TCHAT – March 30, 2015 8:00-9:00 PM EST Share:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in

Slice of Life: Luck of the Irish

“See you tomorrow…and don’t forget to wear green.”  When I first read those words I was filled with dread. I don’t have anything green and no time to find something. I began to come up